Traffic Light Series by Lucas Zimmermann

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 20, 2014
Ah, to be 20 years old with really good ideas and execution. Wish we could say that was us, but then we see works like this from Landau and Weimar, Germany-based photographer Lucas Zimmermann, and we know we were still amateur at that age. All these shots were taken of traffic lights in the fog near Weimar, Germany.

Alex Prager for Portlandia, Season 4

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 17, 2014
We are going to keep the point going... Alex Prager is busy! Shows in NYC at Lehmann Maupin, museum shows in Washington DC at Corcoran, and a soon-to-be show at M+B Gallery in Los Angeles have the artist spreading the coast with her cinematic fine art photography. Yesterday, it was announced that Prager shot the promo stills for Portlandia's Season 4, beginning on February 27, 2014. 

Photography of Paige Powell @ Suzanne Geiss Company, NY

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 17, 2014
Suzanne Geiss Company is pleased to present Jean-Michel Basquiat, Reclining Nude , an exhibition of rare candidphotographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat taken by Paige Powell. This is the first presentation of photographs from Powell’s comprehensive archive, a significant chronicle of 1980’s art and culture in America. Her work offers uncommon glimpses into the lives of artists and friends who participated in the cultural transformations of the era.

Martin Hill's Environmental Sculpture Photography

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Communications designer, environmental artist, and photographer Martin Hill has won awards for his design work and has been featured in galleries all over the world. His environmental sculpture photography has been featured in many magazines and websites, on posters and books since 1995. 

Thomas Dworzak's Collected "Taliban" Portraits and Hashtag Books

Photography // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Magnum Photos' Thomas Dworzak's series, "Taliban" is a collection of photographs of Taliban fighters he found in a photo studio in Kandahar, Afghanistan while on a trip there in 2001. "They [the Taliban] chose to look like that. It's like selfies. There is something very revealing." More recently, Dworzak's obsession with found photos has taken him to Instagram where he has been collecting and curating a series of limited-edition books based on hashtags...

David Rochkind's Photographs of Mexico's Drug War

Photography // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
David Rochkind's "Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit" project documents Mexico's seemingly never ending violent drug war. Speaking on the subject of documenting the violence, he says "when documenting this conflict it is important not to reduce what is happening to a series of nearly anonymous images of carnage that could be happening anywhere."

Fabian Oefner's "Disintegrating" and "Hatch"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner has previously appeared on the site for his beautiful high-speed photographs of spinning paint as well as his magnetic watercolor photos. Today we take a look at a series of six photographs that, like before combine art and science. His Disintegrating series dismantles and "explodes" classic sports cars, freezing their parts in space. The Hatch series sees the cars "breaking" from inside a shell.

Koichi Wakata Light Paints Aboard the Space Station

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese astronaut to command the International Space Station has been taking these zero gravity long exposure light 'paintings' in his down time while circling way up there around planet earth. 

Photography by Lissy Elle

Erotica // Saturday, January 11, 2014
'My name is Lissy Elle and I live between a tall forest and an old cornfield. I wander between them imagining terribly impossible things and scribbling in journals about how to make them real. I discovered photography as an art-form when I was 13. It quickly became an escape from the trials of adolescence, and an excuse to let it soldier on...'

Danny Lyon "Murals and Montages" @ Edwynn Houk Gallery, NYC

Photography // Friday, January 10, 2014
Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to exhibit thirteen limited edition 30 x 40 inch enlargement prints by Danny Lyon. The exhibition highlights a cross-section of his celebrated career of the past fifty years and it is the first time his work is being presented in this mural size. The exhibition opened this past Thursday, January 9th and runs through Saturday, February 15, with a reception for the artist on Saturday, January 11th from 2 – 4 pm.

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